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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 17 September, 2017.

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
WHILE Angelina Jolie continues to wow the audience with new movie, First They Killed My Father, at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), there is a deep reflection for Nigeria and other African countries with regions, asking for restructuring or independence in ways other than dialogue. The film is another strong representation which followsRead MoreThe post A word for war mongers at TIFF appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
BUCKWYLD Media, last Tuesday at Bogobiri, situated in Lagos, gave lovers of live music a thrill when it hosted the maiden edition of its show, Live Music Lagos. Design to celebrate live music, the even featured performances by live bands who dished out songs of Nigerian musical greats, both contemporary and old school. Introducing theRead MoreThe post Tubaba, Tiwa Savage to headline 'Buckwyld n Breathless' 2017 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
NEWS of the release of a suspected major intellectual property thief at the Alaba Market, Lagos has been causing a stir among stakeholders. According to reports, the suspect was released by the police because he denied owning the pirated works found on a property allegedly belonging to him and was celebrating his release. The suspect,Read MoreThe post Stakeholders query police release of suspected Alaba pirate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Once most of our politicians are well taken care of, they care less about the rest of us We cannot be tired of asking for how much exactly a senator or Member of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic earns. First, it is our constitutional right to know. Secondly, that is what obtainsRead MoreThe post Bamu bamu la yo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
TROOPS yesterday launched a manhunt for Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu , barely 24 hours after the group's proscription. Nothing has been heard about Kanu since the proscription. Some sources yesterday said he had gone underground. Kanu is on bail for the alleged treason charges preferred against him. The Nation learnt yesterdayRead MoreThe post Troops launch manhunt for Kanu as probe of foreign links begins appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
ASUBMERGED dugout canoe washed out of the Indian River Lagoon when Hurricane Irmas rain bands struck the Space Coast, and state historic officials await radiocarbon-dating results to reveal the boats age. Randy Shots Lathrop discovered the log canoe while bicycling and looking for storm damages in his neighbourhood along Indian River Drive, just north ofRead MoreThe post Hurricane Irma digs out ancient boat appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
What will now become of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)' Will it go into extinction' These are some of the questions being asked by watchers following the labelling of the group as a terrorist organisation by the military. Southeast governors also proscribed the group. Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, examines what it takes to beRead MoreThe post IPOB: Teetering on the brink appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Socio-economic activities are back in full swing in Jos, following last week's clash between Igbo and Hausa. However, Governor Simon Lalong says he is in no hurry to lift the curfew he imposed on the city as a consequence of the violence. He said the curfew would only be lifted when he is satisfied thatRead MoreThe post I will not lift curfew until total peace returns Lalong appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is pleading for the intervention of 'all men of good will' in the current situation in the country. He wants the Council of State in particular to step in and offer its wise counsel. Jonathan, in a message he posted on his Facebook wall on Friday night said: 'Irrespective of whateverRead MoreThe post IPOB: Jonathan urges Council of State's intervention appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Police in Abia State said yesterday that soldiers recovered Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs from the house of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in the state. The items are now in the custody of the police, according to Police Commissioner Anthony Ogbizi. Ogbizi briefing the visitingRead MoreThe post Police recover petrol bombs, others from Kanu's house appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Says separatist group is internal threat 'Buhari healthy to lead UNGA delegation' A head of President Muhammadu Buhari's address at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has said Nigeria requires no international help in curtailing any threats posed by the Indigenous PeopleRead MoreThe post Nigeria needs no international help to handle IPOB ' Minister appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Navy yesterday said it was on full alert to protect Nigeria's unity in the event of any form of threat generated by the activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, who made the declaration in Abuja, said the Navy has been fully mobilisedRead MoreThe post We are on full alert, says Naval Chief appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday urged the Federal Government and citizens to treat the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, as an individual whose views do not represent those of the generality of Igbo. No reasonable Igbo man, the governor said, 'would support secession or division of the country.'Read MoreThe post Kanu is on his own ' Okorocha appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said yesterday that its declaration as a terrorist organisation by the Defence Headquarters was a clear breach of the Terrorism (Prevention) Act of 2011. The DHQ, on Friday, pronounced IPOB a 'militant terrorist organisation' in Nigeria for allegedly 'clandestinely and actively terrorizing the general public.' Major-General John Enenche, Director,Read MoreThe post Only courts can pronounce a group terrorist organisation ' IPOB, lawy 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
For five days, thousands of worshippers converged on House of The Rock's exquisite auditorium for an eye-opening conference on personal and national development, reports Sunday Oguntola THEY came from virtually every part of the country to Lekki, Lagos. Final destination was the 22,000-seater Rock Cathedral. Event was Emerge 2017 of House on The Rock. TheRead MoreThe post Inspiration, colour at House on The Rock's Emerge conference appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Unity is essential for churches to overcome challenges facing them in the 21stcentury, the Prelate of Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Worldwide, Dr Israel Akinadewo, has stated. He spoke last week as guest speaker at a one-day symposium titled the church and the challenges of the 21stcentury at the National Headquarters of the Celestial ChurchRead MoreThe post How church can overcome challenges, by Akinadewo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Word of God is the principal Balm in Gilead for our total health and it is full of the prescriptions of the Great Physician. As it is written: He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions (Psalms 107:20). We also understand from scriptures that Jesus is the living Word:Read MoreThe post Understanding our redemptive rights to total health! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
No fewer than 20,000 pupils received educational support materials from Daystar Christian Centre during its back-to-school scheme. The church distributed bags, books and writing materials at six centres in Idimu, Agege, Ikorodu, Lekki, Badagry and Oregun. Senior Pastor, Sam Adeyemi, told reporters that the scheme was to enable the pupils settle down well in theRead MoreThe post Daystar donates school materials to 20,000 pupils appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Since he ascended the throne over a year ago, Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has pursued the unity of the Yoruba race with vigour. In this interview with Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, in his palace, he speaks on his role as the custodian of Yoruba culture and tradition, who should not quarrel withRead MoreThe post 'Theres no crisis in the House of Oduduwa' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Gospel ministers must preach the undiluted word of God to get the results of the Bible's days, Bishop of Ogori Magongo Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev Festus Davies, has stated. He spoke at the 60th anniversary of St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church Aguda, Lagos. Davies lamented that prosperity has become the main feature ofRead MoreThe post Prosperity messages killing the gospel, says Bishop appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Ondo State Area Chairman of the Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN), Prophet Zacchaeus Adeboriota, has urged Christians to embrace the Bible. He discribed the Bible as the pointer to salvation. He said book was significant and compulsory for Christians to read daily. Speaking during the special thanksgiving service and award of honours in Akure,Read MoreThe post 'Why Christians should embrace Bible' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Senior Pastor of Praise Arena, Jummy Adetoyese-Olagunju, has called on parents and other stakeholders to groom and nurture children for leadership positions. Adetoyese-Olagunju spoke at a leadership programme on Eko FM in Ikeja, Lagos. He said parents and other stakeholders have the responsibility to internalise the right values such as respect for rule of law,Read MoreThe post Groom children for leadership, cleric charges parents, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
A42-year old illicit drug dealer, from Imo State, John Anukwueme, has been arrested by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Lagos State Police Command.According to the officer in charge of SARS, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Ahmed Mohammed Sanusi, information came to him that Anukwueme used to sell expired and adulterated drugs to criminals who abuse the codeine in it as hard drug which gives them the effect of hard drug like cocaine which they take before carrying o 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) for murder.The Commission said the officer, whose identity was undisclosed, shot and killed an innocent citizen in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State.The Commission also revealed that the officer after killing his victim planted a gun on him and labeled him an armed robber.This is contained in a statement in Abuja yesterday by the Commissions Spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani.The statement 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The presiding magistrate of a Chief Magistrates Court un Rivers State, Sokari Andrew-Jaja, has adjourned till September 28 for adoption of written addresses on a case involving an ex-police sergeant, Johnbosco Okoroeze, who allegedly aided a ritual murder suspect Ifeanyichukwu Dike to escape from police custody.Dike a 200-Level student of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), allegedly drugged, raped, murdered and dismembered the body of 8- year old Chikamso Victory Mezuoba in Port Harcourt 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Lagos State Police Command have arrested two persons in Lagos for unlawful possession of pistol and some live cartridges and attempt to rob on the highway in the Agbara area of Lagos.Police source revealed the two suspects Rafiu Modiu, 25, Akintunde Sunday, 24, were arrested while trying to carry out robbery operation armed with a pistol and three live cartridges.The two suspects, who were among the robbers who used to attack and rob inter-state trave 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Oniba of Iba Kingdom Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, has accused some indigenes of Okokomaiko community led by one Chief Abdullah Kehinde Daudu (aka Oluomo of Okoko) of attempting to resuscitate a non-existent obaship stool.Oba Oseni warned that the move might trigger a chaos in the community urging the state government to check those behind the contrived obaship stool.Counsel to the monarch and Oniba Chieftaincy Family, Adetunji Orisalade, accused some individuals within Okokomaiko led by one Chi 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
BECKYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY! Becky Anderson A strong voice called out my mothers maiden name not minding that my office was in a Government Reservation Area (GRA). I leapt forward to see who must have known my mum in this locality, and it turned to be the voice of my overall boss, Mr. Fola Majiyagbe-Cole. Still not satisfied, he ran forward, hugged my mother passionately and later put his hands round her neck. My father was just looking and pretended not to be concerned. I was even thinking that tro 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The National Library of Nigeria says it will hold the grand finale of its ongoing National Readership Promotion Campaign in Abuja on Sept. 20. ''Prof. Lenrie Aina, National Librarian, National Library of Nigeria, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday. 'Aina said 'the readershipcampaign was aimedRead MoreThe post National Library to organise readership promotion campaign in FCT' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
With Nigeria's giant strides in cement manufacturing, it is believed that the commodity won't be costly. But it has remained out of reach for many because of its soaring price, BUKOLA AROLOYE writes. What the Nigerian cement industry has witnessed a monumental turnaround is not an exaggeration. It is presently valued at over $2 billion,Read MoreThe post Cement everywhere, but scary prices appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
We have been overwhelmed with many questions on the health benefits and other nutritional contents of red palm oil. I hope this piece addresses the questions raised by the likes of Nneka Udokwu, Hajia Damilola Odusille, Eno Essien and the others. Not too long ago, I walked into a pharmaceutical/cosmetic shop on Opebi Road, Ikeja,Read MoreThe post Nutritional benefits of red palm oil appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Three years after he established Peace Airlines, Chief Allen Onyema has learn the ropes the hard way. In this interview with Kelvin Osa Okunbor, he talks about the ups and downs of running an airline. What is your evaluation of the travel market vis-a-vis the performance of Air Peace' The industry is not where itRead MoreThe post 'Govt shouldn't allow foreign airlines to take us for a ride appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Why do I have to sit through this movie on TV when I could have watched the same content on YouTube' Why can't I play my favourite online mobile game with my friends even when they are on vacation abroad' Can we have the board meeting via streaming instead of incurring flight cost' These areRead MoreThe post New dawn for internet connection in Nigeria appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Outdoor Advertising Agencies of Nigeria OAAN President, Mr. Tunde Adedoyin, speaks on the association's activities in this interview with Afolabi Idowu. Excerpts' Don't you think OAAN as an association needs refocusing comparing the level of technology that has come into the business of outdoor advertising' If we start from the issue of merger and acquisitionRead MoreThe post 'Our members are dropping their rates as survival strategy' appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
GOtv is slashing the price of its decoder from N7700 to N5900 in a latest offer tagged GO Gaga Confam. The new price which kicked off on Monday, 11 September, will also see customers enjoy one month of GOtv Plus free subscription along with the new price. Speaking on the price slash, John Ugbe, ManagingRead MoreThe post GOtv Announces Price Slash with GO Gaga Confam appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The '33' Export Friendship Experience Party has been held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The ''33'' which has become a leading friendship beer in the country hosted friends to a wonderful experience of music, games, and comedy. The event serves as a platform to provide friends and lovers of the brand an opportunity to connect,Read MoreThe post '33' Export hits Uyo with Friendship Experience Party appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
Why are we expecting a healthy society when all of these (and many more) 'enemies' are being made daily' In Nigeria, it is a well-known secret that the churches and mosques are filled to capacity with hypocritical worshippers. Perhaps I am chief, I don't know. I do know though that more than ninety-nine point nine-nine-nineRead MoreThe post Why Nigerians really need to pray harder against their enemies appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
As House of Representatives Speaker between 2003 and 2007, Aminu Bello Masari, who is now Kastina State governor, was in PDP. To him, his former party wrecked the country. In this interview with reporters in Kastina, he says he believes in devolution of power to the extent that the central government is not weakened. ButRead MoreThe post I believe in power devolution Masari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
It is a position the zone has eyed for long. Now, Ogun West has a chance to fill the governorship seat of the state. Many aspirants have emerged from Yewa/Awori to fight for the exalted position. Who will get it among them as the zone takes its first shot at the plum job since theRead MoreThe post Ogun guber: Who'll Yewa/Awori pick for 2019' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
House of Representatives member Sunday Ayodele Oladimeji has debunked reports that he has fallen out with Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, in the buildup to the 2018 governorship election. In this interview with Dele Anofi, the lawmaker says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is sure of victory in the election. Excerpts WHY did you fallRead MoreThe post I have no reason to fall out with Fayose' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 17 Sep 2017
UPP National Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, and the partys governorship candidate, Osita Chidoka, in this report, unveil the strategy to take over Anambra State Government House. Sam Egburonu reports FOR the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, his partys bid for Anambra State governorship seat on November 18 is 'theRead MoreThe post Anambra 2017: For UPP, it's 'journey of the tiger' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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